A Dallas woman was seriously injured when the car she was driving was hit by another vehicle. The crash occurred at about 11:15 p.m. on November 12 a few miles outside of Thackerville. The woman was driving a 2000 Volkswagen northbound on Merle Wolfe Road near WinStar Casino when her car was hit by a 1993 Chevrolet Blazer. The Chevy Blazer was driven by a Gainesville woman who reportedly failed to yield to a stop sign while traveling west on Lucky Seven Road.
The Dallas driver was airlifted to Plano Medical Center where she was admitted with multiple injuries and is listed in serious condition. The Gainesville woman was driving with two passengers and all three refused medical treatment. Police indicate that seatbelts were worn in both vehicles. The police are likely completing their investigation at the scene.
When a serious accident occurs, the police will make a full report and gather as much information as possible. This may include a full investigation and possibly a reenactment of the crash. Statements will be taken from anyone involved in the accident as well as witnesses, if there are any. Police will determine the cause of the accident and may issue tickets to the negligent driver.
A Dallas auto accident injury attorney should be consulted as soon after the accident as possible. This will ensure that the lawyer can gather as much information as possible to proceed with a case. Victims of injuries caused by the negligence of another driver may be able to receive compensation to pay for their medical expenses and lost wages. If the injuries are serious your Dallas auto accident injury attorney may also try to get payment for future medical costs as well as for pain and suffering. Speak to a Dallas auto accident injury attorney to determine the best course of action after a car accident.